Readathon Summer Party 2024

Join our spectacular free virtual author event, the Readathon Summer Party*, at 10am on Tuesday 25 June to celebrate YOUR school’s amazing reading and raising AND Readathon’s 40th anniversary! All schools who run Readathon in 2023-2024 will be eligible for the event and will receive an invitation to register via email.

Authors and illustrators contributing to the event include Lauren Child (Clarice Bean / Charlie and Lola / Ruby Redfort), Greg Jenner (Totally Chaotic History), S. F. Said (Tyger / Varjak Paw), Jamie Smart (Bunny versus Monkey / Phoenix Comic) and Sarah McIntyre (Grumpycorn / The Legend of Kevin / Adventuremice).

Watch this space for more details and the final guest list for the event!

While the event is ideal for ages 7-13, everyone is welcome to join the fun! Eligible schools will be sent a recording of the event shortly afterwards to watch again or share within your school.

*All schools that have run Readathon this academic year will be eligible for the event and will be sent a registration link. Expected duration 50 mins. If you are eligible, but have not received the email, please contact